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announcer: now on new center five eye-opener. antoinette: breaking news overnight. an arrest in the murder of two nuns. the new information about the suspect and the charges he's facing this morning. doug: and a pickup truck smashes into a cafe on the south shore. the injuries suffered in that crash. >> and tracking down the fees behind a heartless crime. following in the case of the stolen flamingos. >> you are watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is new center five eye-opener. antoinette: good morning. it is 5:00 on this saturday, august 27. i'm antoinette antonio. doug: and i'm doug meehan. aj is standing by. is it true that this is the last
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it will be gray all weekend. 73 now in boston. great start. nearing 70 degrees towards the islands. the thing you will notice, the biggest today, is the humidity impact. this is yesterday at 9:00. it felt ugly. but the humidity has gone way down. it is still sticky outside but not nearly apr was yesterday. it will stay dry most of the day today. not much to talk about on satellite radar. so let's zoom out and see if we can find something. some scattered showers towards the great lakes and portions of the upper midwest as well. we will talk about when those affect us and lost to talk about in the tropics. a wave over their caribbean. a wave near bermuda. we have gaston, and more towards
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island towards africa. we will talk about how each of those may impact our area, coming up. doug: all right, thank you. breaking overnight, an arrest is made in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. one of them with ties to massachusetts. police say rodney sanders was an early person of interest. antoinette: they announced capital murder charges against him overnight. police say sanders stabbed sister margaret held and sister paula merrill to death in their home this week. their bodies were found thursday after they failed to show up at a clinic for work. sister merrill is from stoneham, massachusetts. her family here says they are trying to focus on the good she brought to those around her. >> they loved with a date. they had a passion for it. they loved their patients. antoinette: sanders is being held in a detention center while he awaits a court appearance. a wake for the nuns will be held sunday at their mississippi
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are hurt, two seriously after this crash at a restaurant in hingham. police say the truck driver veered off north street around 10:00 last night, crashing into the square cafe. a 59-year-old hingham man and a 52-year-old hull woman suffered serious injuries. the passenger of the truck was also hurt. police arrested the driver, jeffrey mahoney, on several charges, but they say he was not impaired. right now, a man is under arrest after this fiery car crash in peabody. this is new video in overnight. state police say it happened just before 3:00 this morning on route 128-north. only one car was involved. the driver was arrested for oui. nobody was hurt. antoinette: an investigation is underway after an overnight fire in manchester by the sea. the 2-alarm fire started in the basement of a vine street home just around 1:30 this morning. flames were knocked down within an hour. everyone was able to make it out safely after they say smoke
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new details about a gruesome crime in ashby. two people are dead in an apparent murder-suicide. newscenter 5's john atwater has the latest on the investigation. >> it is awful. john: the aftermath to graphic to show. a man and woman found dead on the front lawn of this home in the woods. >> they were a nice couple. john: neighbors say the couple had recently separated and not been seen in the neighborhood for some time. >> i used to see them go by the house and wave. i would see them occasionally. john: police came to the home just after 1:30 in the afternoon. officers travel down the dusty road as they investigated the apparent murder suicide. as left neighbors unsettled as they try to understand what prompted the fragments -- violence. >> we will get through it. john: police are reviewing few
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newscenter 5. antoinette: right now, a 22-year-old man is behind bars accused in a violent attack in rockport on a woman who is disabled. angel castro is charged with assault with intent to rape. rockport police say he's the man in this surveillance video from a store near the attack. castro is accused of knocking a woman to the ground on pooles lane and trying to rip off her clothes. he ran off when she screamed. castro will be arraigned on monday. doug: in connection to an arrest in connection with a hate crime in salem. and lgbt newspaper box blown out. juli mcdonald has the push for answers. juli: the publication is temporarily missing, but the "rainbow times" family vows to return.
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community support. people have been contacting us to just offer support. and often in the distribution locations. juli: lgbt leaders and advocates unveiled their symbol of solidarity. a rainbow banner over washington street. juli: investigators are calling the incident a hate crime. >> it is only a matter of time. we have a lot of people looking for the perpetrators. juli: the rainbow times usually sits here between this white newspaper box and the orange cone. police did have to remove it as part of their evidence. there will be a new newspaper box unveiled sunday evening in the same place.
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antoinette: maine governor paul lepage is facing new controversy. it centers around an expletive-filled voicemail he left for a state lawmaker who governor lepage says called him a racist. >> i want you to prove i am a racist. i spent my life helping black people. you little sun gattine says he never called the governor a racist. but he did say lepage's recent comments were not helpful in the fight against heroin addiction. yesterday, lepage defended his comments that 90% of drug dealers in his state are black and hispanic by showing reporters a binder full of mug shots and newspaper stories. >> you write be stuff. i just keep it.
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stephanie cuts the amount, and i put them in my book. antoinette: state democrats say lepage is, quote, "not mentally or emotionally fit to hold office." doug: this morning, the parents of an american woman murdered by isis say president obama has broken a promise made to them. that's as we see newly-released video of the human rights activist. >> my name is kayla mueller. it is she was kidnapped and killed by isis 3 years ago. the following year, president obama met with her parents who say the president promised to donate to a foundation set up in her name. 17 months later, still no donation. >> there has not been such a donation? >> no. i am still waiting for that donation, mr. president. antoinette: the president --
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at some point, donate to the mueller foundation. antoinette: new concerns over 5:08. the safety of the nation's blood supply. doug: the extra testing the fda is now ordering for blood banks across the country. also problems at the vermont , yankee nuclear power plant are prompting a new federal inspection. the latest incident and how it was fixed. antoinette: a new warning to boaters in new hampshire. the hazard that's being blamed after several boats got stuck. a.j.: it is tough to find any flaws in today's forest chances of rain. doug: and we follow breaking news. police in mississippi make an arrest in the murder of two nuns, one with local ties. 46-year-old rodney earl sanders is now in custody.
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in new hampshire as water levels dip dangerously low. two boats ran aground, along normal routes in lake winnepesaukee and lake sunapee. doug: and this morning, marine patrols are still trying to figure out how it happened. divers were busy yesterday using giant air bags to lift a sunapee cruise liner off of water intake pipes. the boat got stuck on them thursday. yesterday, a second boat got stuck, this time on lake winnepesaukee. lack of rain is likely to blame for low water levels, obviously. cruise workersay >> we are lucky no one got hurt. that is the most important thing. we train for the types of events every year. our training paid off. doug: environmental services says lake sunapee is below full but still a half inch higher than usual this time of year. winnepesaukee, however, is four inches lower than usual. antoinette: a lot of lakes and reservoirs around the region much lower than they should be. a.j.: this is the part of the
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aware of the impact. watershed chance going to affect every year. and now the river is drive. that serves 14 communities. for drinking water. it does not look like it will get me better. let's look at the maps. a t a north-northwesterly wind. gentle speeds. more importantly, humidity has calm way down from yesterday. 71 and was stirred. 68 in plymouth. it is basically clear out there. morning joggers, walkers, lovely morning for you. much more comfortable today as well. we are running into rainfall out
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the great lakes. this eventually evolves into the next system, which arrives monday. in terms of humidity, i expected to remain in the slightly sticky category. today through tuesday. what you are feeling today is what you will be feeling the next couple of days. it is the temperature fluctuations that take precedence in terms of how it feels. dry air in place today. high-pressure overhead. that equals tomorrow likewise. high-pressure moving offshore. that will switch the winds into a more southerly direction. the coastal breezes will be focused towards the south coast. there is a cold front sliding through. with it, limited shower activity. it looks like most of the activity stays north, but still, any bit of rain would be helpful at this point as this front moves offshore later monday
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80's inland. a nice day today. sea breeze setting up at the coastline, holding temperatures back to near 80. with the light south wind, you will feel that towards the south coast beaches. course beach -- horse's neck beach for example. around 80 there. down to the tropics. we have this tropical wave, which is still spinning cuba now. the models are taking this into the gulf of mexico and hooking inland. it does not look like it will have any impact except for rain south of us. gaston still a tropical storm kate it may become a hurricane later today. as it goes right out to sea. not going to cause a direct problem. however. let me show you some information.
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south coast. beachgoers out there, especially around the prone areas can be a problems that is starting early next week. looking great. a few shows at night sunday into monday. there may be showers or storms straggling behind the frontal boundary. we are back to sunshine tuesday with another chance of scattered showers wednesday. antoinette: all right, thank you. stories we're following right 5:17. now. doug: the fda wants all u.s. blood banks to start screening for the zika virus. until now, zika screening has only been done in areas with active zika transmission such as puerto rico and two counties in florida. the fda now wants the testing done in all u.s. states and
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the agency says it is the best way to protect the blood supply. antoinette: secretary of state john kerry says he has reached a deal with syria to restore a truce in the country embattled by civil war. details still need to be worked out, following a nearly 10-hour meeting in geneva yesterday. secretary kerry says this is a good step toward improving humanitarian access to areas that have been blocked off. federal nuclear regulators are planning an inspection at vermont's yankee turbine plant after hundreds of thousands of gallons of groundwater infiltrated the building. entergy nuclear says the level of groundwater has fallen likely thanks to the drought. the company paid more than $1 million for the water to be removed from the vermont plant, and treated. foundation cracks and a sump pump drain have now been sealed.
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knuckleballer. aly raisman showing her hardware from the year with her friend, david ortiz. she throughout the first page. later in the evening, right still in trouble. alice gordon finds the top of the monster. 5-0 royals after 1. 40 pitches in the 1st. dustin pedroia drove in. watch this play in the sixth. daniel bogart's reps 12 sure. a smooth play. the royals'and there's going to
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panthers. all three patriots quarterbacks in there to play. that is sports. doug: i think tom brady wanted to send a message yesterday. police are investigating a heartless crime in new hampshire. antoinette: but this morning, they're one step closer to solving it. they tracked down these flamingos, which were put up around weare as part of a fundraiser for 12-year-old abby van dyke. she was diagnosed with leukemia. the flamingos are orange, the color of leukemia awareness. well, they were stolen and left in trash bags on the highway. police got a tip and tracked together for abby and her family. it is unfortunate someone would go to this extreme, stealing these flamingos. antoinette: police say they still want to track down who is responsible. because some flamingos are missing. but they say they are glad they found the ones that are now back in their rightful place. doug: hopefully they did not know what the purpose was, just thought it was a prank.
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some people the benefit of the doubt. olympic golden girl aly raisman throwing out the first pitch at fenway last night, as we heard from josh earlier. doug: and this morning, she's getting ready for a party. today's celebration in needham as they honor a hometown hero. antoinette: a new teacher is welcoming his 4th grade class with a back to school rap. the reason behind his youtube release. a li l and early. downtown boston.
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narrator: let's put this political promise to the test. ayotte: i've been an independent, strong voice for new hampshire.
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a.j.: happy saturday morning, everyone. we've got a glorious day in store for you with plenty of sunshine and lower humidity as well. boston right now, 73 degrees. worcester at 71. likewise in plimoth and nashua, coming in at a nice 62 degrees. not much to talk about weather-wise right now. we look off to the west and there are scattered showers moving in from the west. they're not going to bother you at chesney tonight at gillett stadium. plenty of sunshine and a nice evening at the razor for the concert. doug and antoinette. antoinette: we're trying to figure out a kenny chesney song.
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new approach to welcoming students, including rapping. ? i'm your teacher ? ? my name is mr. reed ? ? it's nice to meet you ? doug: instead of a welcome back newsletter, mr. reed wrote a song for his fourth grade students and posted it on social media. he said school work should be hard, but it should also be fun. how cl volunteering and saying i want to be in mr. reed's class? doug: that's what it's all about. antoinette: very cool. doug: more money for amtrak. antoinette: the improvements and what it will mean for riders. also this morning, we're following the breaking news overnight out of mississippi. police have made an arrest in the murder of two nuns. the suspect had been a person of interest. we'll be following the developments all morning long on air, online and with the mobil
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channel 5 president and general manager, bill fine. >> blockbuster, xerox, polaroid. these are three world class companies that failed to adapt to emerging technology. the smart phone and invoigtive competitors took them down. bankrupting their businesses. you can easily name dozens more suffering similar fate. we envision a whole sector that could soon be added to the list, the taxi industry. it doe to see the end of traditional livery services. uber and lyft are widespread across the world. they're a bargain and easily hailed from the smart phone. massachusetts signed into law provisions that will help level the playing field by imposing new regulations on these ride hailing services, establishing requirements for background
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the new law clears the way for uber and lyft to make pickups at logan, pending approval from massport. included in the legislation a 20 crept per ride surcharge, a nickel of which will go toward job training and innovation for taxi and livery companies. while the amount is small, it's troubling and a matter of principle. the state is requiring innovative companies to pay to help their competitors become inno vay i of user's pockets. that's an expense and operating practice the taxi industry should have adopted years ago. state regulation to protect consumer safety is solid public policy, but we hope lawmakers will resist underwriting entrenched entities in competitive entities at the expense of consumers. the public shouldn't be required to fund the complacent who do not adapt and only seek to invest and innovate when it may
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doug: breaking overnight, mississippi police make an arrest in the murders of two nuns. the new information about the suspect in the killings. antoinette: new video overnight, a fiery crash on route 128. the driver escaping from the flames. the charges he's facing this morning. doug: the presidential campaign heating up. the new lines of attack both
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doug: good morning, i'm doug meehan. it's saturday morning. we have 12 the hard way. antoinette: two sixes. 66 degrees. he was teaching me about craps during the break. what? doug: double 6s. antoinette: i'm antoinette in with a.j. this morning. good to have you here. a.j.: good to be here. tell you what. today will antoinette: are we talking craps, the games? a.j.: yes. good morning. not a lot to talk about weather-wise for today. we have to look well off to the west and find the scattered showers and thunder showers rolling through wisconsin toward illinois as well, and this is eventually, in different fashion, our next system. that doesn't arrive until monday. until then, look at this.
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63 in bedford. 66 in blue hill -- on blue hill. falmouth at 70. high pressure is cresting overhead. that equals out to a fantastic day with lower humidity today as well. the humidity remaining in check. it's still pretty -- i call it pleasant to maybe slightly sticky outside, but certainly not as uncomfortably oppressive as it was yesterday at this time. so high temperatures today, temperatures right around the 80 degree mark. inland, 85 to 89 today. plenty of sunshine no matter where you travel. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend and early next week coming up in the forecast. doug: thank you. we're following breaking news this morning right now. antoinette: a suspect under arrest in the murder of two nuns in mississippi. overnight, police charged this man, rodney sanders, with two counts of capital murder.
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deathings of sister margaret held and sister paula merrill. police say he was an early person of interest in the murders. doug: a driver is under arrest after a crash in hingham restaurant. police say jeffrey mahoney veered off the road and into the front of the square cafe around 10:00 last night. two people inside seriously hurt. mahoney's passengers suffering minor injuries. he was not impaired at the time. antoinette: a man is under arrest after this fiery crash in state police say it happened just before 3:00 this morning on route 128 northbound. only one car was involved. the driver was arrested for oui. nobody was hurt. doug: boston police ramping up protection for today's caribbean carnival parade to avoid what happened two years ago. you may remember 26-year-old dawn jeffer was killed in what police say was a gang crossfire during the 2014 festival. festivities kick off today about 7:00 with the parade beginning at 1:00. this year, police are increasing their visibility to deter
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happening again. >> we'll be calling officers from across the city and we've put on a lot of extra officers. again, not to show that we're overbearing. we just want to make sure nobody gets hurt. doug: two murder suspects are awaiting trial for the 2014 murder. antoinette: the battle over body cameras for boston police officers is now heading to court. the largest union has filed an injunction to stop the pilot program. the city is t officers to begin wearing the devices next week. none of the officers volunteered for the program. so far, no response from the mayor or the police commissioner. new this morning, boston mayor marty walsh is defending secrecy behind planned military flyovers in the city. the herald reports the city hall hotline received about 100 calls as the black hawk helicoptering performed exercises with boston police. the department posted on august 21 about the planned exercise,
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made more public. doug: commitment 2016. republican and democratic nominees taking a break from the campaign trail. but that's not stopping them from escalating attacks on each other. reporter: tim kaine, the democratic vp pick, warned against the nasty tone on the trail. >> you start dividing people up against one another, playing games, name calling, you find you can't solve your problems talent pool be all that it can be. reporter: in the last few days, hillary clinton and donald trump have been competing for minority voters and trying to paint the other as more racist. doug: she's too busy rarking in cash from people and rigging the system and taking the african-american vote and the hispanic vote and saying we're going to do a great job. and right after the election, it's bye-bye, i'll see you in
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white supremacists online, like the user who goes by the name white genocide. reporter: trump has been trying to fight back against the xenophobic narrative, changing his position around immigration. he proposed legal immigration for undocumented but they adde their store. in just 73 days, one of these two candidates will be elected president. it was announced today president obama will be campaigning for clinton in pennsylvania and vice president biden will be campaigning for her in ohio. both major swing states. both states that were won by obama and biden in the last two elections. doug: meantime, republicans are outraged as they learn the state department won't be able to
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secretary of state until after the election. the schedules show who clinton met with while she served as president obama's top diplomat and, so far, about half of her schedules have been released, some showing she met with those who donated to her health foundation. antoinette: today, libertarian candidate gary johnson and runningmate, former massachusetts governor bill wells, will hold a rally in boston. yesterday, they took the campaign to maine. they held an event and a rally in lewis ton. johnson tells our sister station, wmtw, he's trying to grab the attention of voters who aren't happy with the major party pick. >> we might be able to reach out to both sides and actually bring them together, republicans and democrats, on issues that are facing the country. antoinette: johnson and wells are hoping to break the 15% in the polls in order to get into the next presidential debate. right now, they stand at 10%.
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devastating earthquake in italy is rising. 284 people confirmed dead. three more bodies were recovered from that rubble overnight. at least a dozen more people are still missing. italy's president met with rescue workers and toured the damage this morning, following overnight aftershocks. the hill top town was the hardest hit with 224 deaths there. antoinette: five on the opioid crisis this morning. local mothers grieving after losing their children to addiction. sadly, they know their story is becoming all too c newscenter 5's mary saladna spoke to some of the mothers reaching out to others to spark awareness and action. reporter: purple flags, 1,531 of them, fill the front lawn of the walker building in marlborough, each representing a life lost to opioid overdose last year in massachusetts. >> when you look at it and see there's a life there, that was somebody's child, that was somebody's brother, somebody's sister, somebody's mother. reporter: this sad but powerful
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kathy lenard, who lost her son, jonathan, to heroin two years ago. >> he was very talented in school. he was a great artist, musician, national honor society student. we're losing over four people a day in massachusetts, up to about 129 a day in this country. reporter: the idea is to keep people talking about the opioid crisis. massachusetts is leading the way to erasing the stigma of addiction. when cheryl lost her son five years ago, it was a very lonely place. >> i suffered alone. it wasn't spoke of because it was heroin. reporter: now, both women head up family support groups. the flags will remain on the walker building lawn until next wednesday, international overdose awareness day. a vigil is planned for that evening and a big turnout is expected. >> the idea is to get the message across that there shouldn't be a stigma. people can come here, look at the flags, come to the vigil and not feel shame over what
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mary saladna, wcvb newscenter 5. doug: charges updprated for the framingham team who stabbed his mother and brother. gus ramgren is facing two counts of attempted first degree murder as an adult. antoinette: an army veteran going the extra mile to raise awareness for a wounded vet. this week, he's taking his message to new england. 25-year-old kevin kincaid of nebraska continental states. he wants to raise awareness for the number of veterans who struggle or commit suicide after they return home. yesterday, kincaid marched through concord, new hampshire. he says veterans can get the help they deserve. >> it's personal. i know a lot of people, most people in the veteran community know at least one person who has taken their own lives. so i'm trying to just make sure that, you know, the future
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experiences. antoinette: kincaid expects his journey to take about two years. isn't that amazing? doug: it's amazing what some people can do. antoinette: time is 5:41. new funding for an ageing transit system. doug: more money for amtrak and how it will be used. also, the impact of this drought that doesn't seem to end. the strain on water supplies in a part of the state that's suffering the most. a.j.: we're tracking the tracking rain for us. the systems in the tropics and the areas where they could pose a threat. antoinette: we're following breaking news. police make an arrest in the murders of two nuns in mississippi. one of the sisters from stone ham, mass. the suspect had been a person of interest in the case since the
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doug: welcome back. checking our economy news. boston and the rest of the northeast could lose amtrak service because of a maintenance dispute. the globe reporting that amtrak has threatened to end service along the northeast corridor, in
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million in maintenance fees demanded by amtrak. the mbta spokesman says it's just a threat. the federal government announced it's lending $2.5 billion to amtrak for more trains and other improvements along the northeast corridor. antoinette: as or dry summer continues, the statewide drought is getting worse. three quarters of massachusetts is officially in a drought condition. in ipswitch, water that should that means a severe strain on the water supply and the real possibility of a water shortage. >> when it's dry, all the water we're taking out for the needs of people exceed the amount of water that physically exists in the river. antoinette: the ipswitch river has recorded record low levels every day since the middle of may. this is what you were talking about earlier, a.j. a.j.: of the 14 communities up that way, and i know this
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come out of that river. there just hasn't been any recharge into the river. a lot of that water is unregulated as well. the towns can say we can have this mandatory ban on water, but it's sometimes not enforced. now we get into problems. of course, the drought situation not getting worse. we had some scattered showers that came through yesterday, but paltry amounts of rain. nothing. i wish of it, up this way. but it just doesn't look like it's going to happen. again, too much of a good thing too quickly could be a bad thing as well. like they're getting down toward the bahamas and into northern cuba as well. this is a tropical wave we've been watching for the past several days. doesn't look like it will intensify into anything. the models are still trying to take at least the center of low pressure up into the gulf of mexico and then swing it around to our south.
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about a copious amount of rain here. especially areas like miami, for example. south florida standing the chance of getting over four inches of rain, more likely five or six inches of rain from that system as it continues moving up through the sunshine state in the coming days. meanwhile, to tropical storm gaston, which is still spinning out over the atlantic. may become a hurricane once again. it was a hurricane for a very short amount of time. this does not look like have direct impact on the u.s. orb bermuda for that matter. it will churn up the seas, important for folks in bermuda and for us as well because we may see swells approaching our southern waters early next week. right now, it's 73 in boston. humidity has come way down as well. so it's a much more comfortable morning out there. look at this. some 50s, orange and springfield. keen at 57.
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the cape and the islands. clear skies right now. moisture to the west. showers and storms, and these will slowly march in our direction, but they won't bother us until probably late tomorrow night and on into monday. so the weekend is looking great. in terms of the humidity in the air, i don't expect the humidity to change much over the next couple of days. what you see this morning is what you get. temperature fluctuations, however, will make a bit of a difference for you. it's not place to place, location to location, temperature-wise. it's drier. high pressure overhead for today. that will continue through tonight and into tomorrow as well. we've got some exquisite weather coming our way. frontal boundary late sunday night comes in, increasing clouds later tomorrow. there will eventually be a round of maybe a few scattered showers, thunder showers that may linger for southeastern sections of the state into
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80s. mid to upper 80s. once you get inside of 128, temperatures will fall and we'll have sea breezes keeping the coast at around 80, 75 to 80 degrees. there are your water temperatures right now. very warm. high uv index for the next couple of days. high temperatures tomorrow will match what we have today for sea breezes once again. your seven-day forecast like this. that's away from the coast line. night showers come through sunday night into monday. could be showers and storms south of the city monday. tuesday looks great with high temperatures in the 80s until later this week. over to you. antoinette: thank you. it's 5:49. doug: dwyane wade's cousin shot and killed in chicago. police say nika aldridge was pushing her newborn in a
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when gunfire erupted. she was struck in the head and the arm. she was caught in the middle of suspected gang violence. thursday, wade spoke about the need to find answers to chicago's violence. antoinette: a partial victory this morning for those fighting north carolina's transgender bathroom law. university systems must allow two transgender students and an employee to use the bathroom matching their gender identity. the ruling came from a federal judge friday. state, however, will be required by the march law to use bathrooms in certain buildings that correspond with the gender on their birth certificate. doug: a small car merging on to a highway smashes right into a semi truck or vice versa. this happened on an iowa highway. nobody was hurt in the crash. but a highway officials say it's a remind to pay attention and
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driver was distracted at the time. antoinette: a teenager down on his luck gets a break during an encounter with a south dakota patrolman. tanner was walking eight miles a day to work. most of his family is either sick or in prison. things got easier when a patrolman saw him on the interstate. >> i asked him what he was >> i thought he'd stop me and i could continue. antoinette: the patrolman was so moved by the teenager's plight that he bought him a bike. he intends to keep in touch in case tanner needs something else. doug: good stuff. antoinette: it is. doug: after weeks full of questions surrounding the patriots, tom brady hit the field to answer question number one. how would he play? pretty well.
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who comes out with a 37-yard pass to aaron dobson. it's the next set of downs has everybody talking. that's a touchdown. chris hoggan with the 33-yarder. pats hold on to win 19-17. oh, yeah. we'll take it. brady just doing his thing. red sox hoping that stephen wright would pick up where he left off, looking for his 14th win this season. that was not the case. wright starting off of the game with a royals eric hos mer. mookie bets driving in pedroia. that wasn't enough. the sox lost 6-3. antoinette: on the way, a rally for aly. doug: today's celebration as needham celebrates their
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blue skies and nice conditions. that humidity, you can feel it, is way down today. i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years until i learned more about once-daily xarelto... a latest generation blood thinner.
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with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. xarelto? is selective targeting one critical factor of your body's natural clotting function. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. ore easily, and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious, and in rare cases fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures.
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such as kidney, liver or bleeding problems. to help protect yourself from a stroke, ask your doctor about xarelto. there's more to know. xarelto. a.j.: hello do bonnie in plymouth this morning. checking the twitter feed. she says hello. hello back. the humidity has come way down
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it was pretty oppressive all day yesterday until that front came through with the rogue showers and now we're getting drier air. temperatures 60s to near 70. a couple of isolated 50s out there. we head to 80 today along the coast line. middle and perhaps a few upper in store for inland counterparts with a light sea breeze today. awesome weekend in store. we'll chat about that and itself hour. antoinette: fantastic. we like both of those, a.j. she is back home after getting the gold in rio. doug: aly raceman continues her welcome home tour around massachusetts. she met young gymnasts yesterday where she trained to become one of the world's best. she earned a gold and two silvers in brazil. needham honors her today with a rally for aly, held at town hall
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antoinette: look at the little girls. this is what it can be. doug: she's mentioned it before. she looked to others and dreamt early. you never know. antoinette: a new concern for boaters as those water levels continue to drop. doug: the hazards that have trapped at least two boats. we're also following breaking news this morning. police in mississippi make an arrest in the murder of two nuns, one with local ties. rodney sanders is in custody. he'd been a person of interest in the case extensive interview last night. antoinette: live over the city of boston. nice sunrise. clear skies.
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antoinette: breaking news overnight an arrest in the murder of two nuns. new information about the suspect and the charges he's facing this morning. doug: a pickup truck smashes into a cafe on the south shore. the injuries suffered in the crash. antoinette: tracking down the thieves behind a heartless crime. new clues the police are calling in the case of some stolen

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